The Mitre 10 Cup kicks off this week and, as usual, there are some contenders and a few pretenders. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn looks at the 14 teams that will try to get to the big dance.
Highlanders boss Roger Clark says Invercargill has not been ruled out as a future host of Super Rugby games, but the franchise wanted flexibility in staging games.
Rugby writer Steve Hepburn picks those who will head away to Japan and those who will stay at home. Today, he looks at the outside backs.
Caversham put it all out there but came up short in its Chatham Cup quarterfinal at Hancock Park on Saturday.
King's High School won a close one over John McGlashan College in the Otago premier schools competition today.
The result will be very much secondary when Otago takes on Tasman in a pre-season match in Nelson tonight.
Shannon Frizell's on the outer, Liam Squire's just started playing and everyone's gone cold on Vaea Fifita. So who's going to fill the blindside flanker’s jersey for the All Blacks at the Rugby World Cup?
The Mitre 10 Cup was launched yesterday in Auckland at an official function and will kick off in just over a week.
Police have charged a 27-year-old man with common assault after an incident in a rugby game in Middlemarch on Saturday.
Former All Black flanker Adam Thomson will link up with the Otago team today as the side looks to build for a provincial campaign which is less than two weeks away.
Police are investigating after a rugby referee was punched by a club player at Middlemarch on Saturday and calls go out for the player to be banned for life.